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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1930: Item # 1157504

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AN EXCEPTIONAL TIBETAN PRAYER WHEEL
A Very Fine Tibetan Prayer Wheel—Very detailed work, Complete and solid. Fully functional. Handle is fashioned from yak bone. The crown at the top in the form of a lotus bud is of ivory. Lotus bud is crowned with a fine turquoise dome. The wheel cylinder is of very finely crafted silver and decorated with a combination of Lapis Lazuli, Coral, and Turquoise . The drum is filled with a roll of wood block printed mantras. The ring of yak horn around the cylinder is carved with the mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum” Provenance: Purchased 1983 from Honeychurch International Asian Art Collection Dimensions: Length—12 inches Diameter of Cylinder---3 ¾ inches


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